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Your career

As a CGMA designation holder, your broad business knowledge qualifies you to work in a wide variety of roles inside and outside the finance function. Read our case studies to discover the diverse roles and business sectors in which CIMA members can be found.

58% of all CGMAs are satisfied with their current salary 

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1.       More than half, 57% of all CGMAs are satisfied with their current salary

1. More than half, 57% of all CGMAs are satisfied with their current salary 

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CIMA® member? Your next opportunity is waiting!

Looking for a new role or just looking to stay up to date with the job market? Visit the Association of International Certified Professionals Accountants Global Career Hub today.

We have more than 15,000 new jobs in finance, accounting and business, with new roles being added every day. That means you have a real good chance of catching the eye of top employers and recruiters looking for CGMA qualified professionals.

Here's how you can make the most of our global career hub:

  • Upload your CV to be visible to top recruiters
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  • Visit the careers advice hub for the latest tips and industry news

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Aidan Goddard, Chief Financial and Operating Officer at L’Occitane en Provence.

Get 9 top tips from the CFOO for Asia Pacific at L’Occitane en Provence - Aidan Goddard, FCMA CGMA, on how to progress your career, plus read his personal journey to success.

“When I am recruiting now, I look out for candidates with the CGMA skill set and encourage my existing staff to complete the management accounting training and exams. It’s a great way of developing an academic knowledge of finance into a working, professional understanding of financial principles in a real life business context."

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Ray Murphy

Ray Murphy, Head of Sales Analytics and Intelligence, Global SMB revenue at Google.

Get 6 top tips from Ray Murphy, FCMA, CGMA at Google about how to achieve global recognition and his own journey across the pond from Dublin to Silicon Valley, California.

"The CGMA designation meant my CIMA qualification opened the doors for me to earn that same level of respect I had already earned in Europe. It also means I’m recognised as a trusted, expert strategist connecting all aspects of business and a knowledge leader that can drive real impact and value to the business.”

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Grace Guo

Grace Guo, Learning and Development Leader at Ernst & Young.

Your 6 top tips from Grace Guo, FCMA, CGMA at Ernst & Young in China on driving a management mindset and how members can apply the CGMA skills to roles outside of finance.

“Now that I am in a learning and development role rather than finance, my CGMA skills are just as useful. The analysis and decision-making skills come in to play on a daily basis. What’s more, I have found that the skills CGMAs learn are actually relevant to the learning needs of EY staff in certain of our service lines”

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AICPA & CIMA Development Quality Partner is awarded to employers who have verified their support for continuing member development. AICPA & CIMA Training Partner and AICPA & CIMA Training Quality Partner is awarded to employers who have verified their support for initial student training.

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Lifelong Learning

There's more to learning than a bigger pay cheque. Learning new skills improves your mental health, personal fulfillment and even creates new neural pathways that help you adapt to change quicker. Explore free resources, from easy reading to structured courses below. Plus, it all counts towards your CPD.

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Member Benefits

Get to know the features and benefits of your membership on the all new Member Benefits Hub.

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Become a Fellow

Keep climbing the career ladder by becoming a Fellow and joining an elite group of business professionals. Your peers will include trail-blazers at Google, Vodafone, Dell and other global leaders that proudly use ‘FCMA’ after their name.

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